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You'll find all the things Cornwall is famous for; spectacular beaches; surf spots and surf schools; gorgeous gardens; cliff top walks; boat trips; and of course iconic attractions such as St Michael's Mount, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Minack Theatre, Land's End, King Arthur's castle and the Eden Project. But Cornwall will keep surprising you with the vast offer of new, different and fun things to do, even if you're a regular visitor, or a local. The National Trust in Cornwall has more than 25 historic places and gardens.
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Discover the magic of cycling in Cornwall, our self-guided, fully supported tours take in the Duchy’s most beautiful areas, staying at charming and comfortable inns and guesthouses. We are the only company in Cornwall to offer electric bikes.
Hengar Manor offers 35 acres of peaceful woodland park and at the heart of the park lies the 17th century Manor House, here you can enjoy a meal in our Italian restaurant.
Pencarrow is approached by a magnificent mile-long carriage drive through an Iron Age hill fort. Around the Palladian mansion are Grade II* formal gardens, a large Victorian rock garden and ice house, celtic cross, 50 acres of parkland, lake and woodland with more than 700 varieties of rhododendrons and many camellias, easily accessible along well-maintained footpaths.
A 'proper' nursery specialising in herbs and herbaceous perennials. Exciting ranges of coastal plants, grasses, shrubs, marginals, fruit and ornamental trees. Great advice, friendly service. Five acres of sales area. Midway between Bodmin and Lanivet on A389.
Pinsla garden is a romantic 1½ acre artist’s garden set in tranquil woodland, on the edge of Bodmin Moor. Decorative level paths make it easy to stroll around and lose yourself in beauty and nature. Pinsla is excellent for wildlife with myriad birds, butterflies and insects enjoying the seed heads and scent. Flowery cottage garden planting softens our 18th century fairytale cottage.